FRANCE

M. Chapoutier "Le Pavillon" 2014
96-98 WA  Both the Pavillon and l’Ermite see a touch more new oak, with the wine aged 18 months in 30% new French oak barrels. The 2014 Ermitage le Pavillon will without a doubt be one of the top two to three wines in the vintage; it...
$219.00
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Vieilles Julienne Châteauneuf-du-Pape Magnum 2007
95 WA- A beautiful wine that's just now hitting maturity, the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape from Jean-Paul Daumen is still ruby colored to the rim and offers up a classic bouquet of black raspberries, black licorice, fruit cake, garrigue and roasted...
$165.00
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Delas La Landonne Côte-Rôtie 2010
98 WA-Up with some of the greatest Cote Roties out there is Delas's 2010 Cote Rotie la Landonne. Revealing an inky purple color as well as an incredible perfume of spring flowers, violets, black raspberries, graphite and Asian spice, it has drop-dead...
$184.00
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Roche de Bellene "Latricières-Chambertin" 2010
93pts Vinous- High-pitched aromas of lemon, lime, crushed stone, jasmine and coriander. Dense, pliant and intense, with brisk acidity and lovely limey lift giving the mid-palate a zippy quality for the year. Really echoes on the tactile, long back...
$149.00
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Domaine de la Solitude "Reserve Secrete" 2009
96pts WA- A blend of roughly 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah that was brought up in 60% new barrels, the sensational 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape la Reserve Secrete is a big, concentrated bruiser whose inky purple color is followed by tons of jammy...
$140.00
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Domaine de la Solitude Réserve Secrète 2007
99 WA-An utterly heavenly beauty is the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape la Reserve Secrete, which in 2007 is a blend of 55% Syrah and 45% Grenache. Despite the high percentage of Syrah, you wouldn’t know it from tasting this beauty, and it offers a...
$155.00
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Domaine de la Solitude Réserve Secrète 2006
94 WA- Made from 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah, the classic 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape la Reserve Secrete is a full-bodied, concentrated, tannic and almost austere wine that has lots of graphite, asphalt, licorice and chocolate aromas and...
$160.00
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Pierre Usseglio Réserve des Deux Frères 2005
98 WA-Lastly, the 2005 Châteauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres is a more blockbuster-styled effort that has overflowing notes of black fruits, licorice, roasted meats, truffle and peppery herbs. Made from 100% Grenache that saw time in 1-, 2-,...
$129.00
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Domaine de la Solitude Réserve Secrète 2005
94 WA- Made from 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah, the classic 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape la Reserve Secrete is a full-bodied, concentrated, tannic and almost austere wine that has lots of graphite, asphalt, licorice and chocolate aromas and...
$130.00
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M. Chapoutier "Hermitage Les Greffieux" 2005
95pts WS-"Ripe and very fresh, with bright floral, licorice snap and cassis bush notes leading the way for plum sauce, blackberry and raspberry fruit flavors. The long, taut finish shows the fine structure of the vintage. Best from 2010 through 2025. 139...
$150.00
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Bollinger La Grande Année Rose 2004
96 AG - The 2004 Brut Rosé La Grande Année is a beautifully focused, vibrant wine endowed with striking minerality and fabulous overall balance. Clean veins of chalkiness run through the fruit in this energetic, taut Rosé, while...
$160.00
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Guigal "Ex Voto" 2005
98+pts WA Made in the style of the 2010, the massive 2005 Hermitage Ex Voto offers searing minerality and crushed-rock nuances as well as tons of black raspberries, licorice, toasted spice and charcoal. Full-bodied, incredibly concentrated, with a wall...
$244.99
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Clos Des Papes 2007
100pts WA- One of the great vintages from this estate, surpassing even the 1990, 2000, 2001, 2003, and maybe the 2010 (time will tell with this one), the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape from Vincent Avril delivers everything you could want from a wine...
$169.00
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Roger Sabon "Secret de Sabon" 2010
99+prs WA-On another level, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Le Secret du Sabon is insanely good and possibly up there with some of the greatest Chateauneufs ever made. Loaded with notions of black fruits, black licorice, roasted herbs and olive tapenade,...
$215.00
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M. Chapoutier "Le Pavillon" 2005
100pts WA “My favorite of the 2005s from Chapoutier, the 2005 Ermitage Le Pavillon is a heavenly wine that comes from one of the greatest sites for Syrah in the world, the steep, granite-dominated hillside of les Bessards. Getting a bevy of...
$235.00
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